Summer is quickly approaching and staying cool on the water will be a valuable component of enjoying your time on the water. We have listed our favorite summer options for fishing apparel, from mountain streams and the Shenandoah river to salt water flats.
Simms Solarflex Armor Long Sleeve Fishing Shirt
A fishing shirt armed with sun protection and cooling comfort.
When relentless heat threatens to cut short a pleasant afternoon tossing carefree casts, arm yourself with cool comfort and keep chasing those elusive fish. Simms’ SolarFlex® Armor Shirt features hard-working COR3™ technology, with all-day odor-fighting and moisture-wicking protection. The shirt shields against the sun’s harmful rays with a UPF 50 rating. Coolcore® fabric chills down as it gets wet, giving you natural relief from the heat. Mesh panels on the sides and arms add breezy ventilation that will keep you feeling fresh on the water from dawn until dusk. It is finished with a full-coverage built-in gaiter for all over protection.
Simms Intruder BiComp Shirt
It breathes, blocks sun, and stores essentials. About the only thing it doesn’t do is catch the fish
When the Intruder BiComp LS Shirt comes out of the closet, it’s a sure sign of an amazing day to come. This technical shirt is ready for anything the fishing gods can throw at you with handy features like two zippered fly box sized chest pockets and knit fabric on the cuffs to keep pulled up sleeves in place. The Intruder is constructed of quick-drying, durable, woven polyester on the main body and knit side and arm panels for major mobility whether on the cast or on the oars.
Simms Stone Cold Shirt
Stay frosty with this A/C-activated long sleeve fishing shirt.
Sometimes great fishing requires venturing into places that feel like the inside of a blast furnace. It’s times like these that it’s important to keep your cool. The Stone Cold LS Shirt can help. Made with Cool Control™ cool-touch fabric technology, this quick-drying fishing shirt also features COR3™ performance to help out in the moisture wicking, odor fighting, and sun protection departments.
Patagonia Men’s Graphic Tech Fish Tee
The Most Popular Lightweight Fishing Shirt We Offer.
Our much-loved Graphic Tech Fish Tee combines the relaxed, casual feel of a long-sleeved T-shirt with the quick-drying technology of our Tropic Comfort fabric. The soft and lightweight 94% polyester/6% spandex blend features improved wicking, Polygiene® permanent odor control and trusty 50+ UPF sun protection, while a ribbed neckband provides comfort and bold, fish-centric graphics show the world where your true interests lie. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
Patagonia Men’s Long-Sleeved Sun Stretch Shirt
Patagonia’s most technical long-sleeved fishing shirt.
Made from a quick-drying, 2.3-oz 52% nylon/48% polyester blend with mechanical stretch and 30-UPF sun protection, our Long-Sleeved Sun Stretch Shirt blends cool-wearing comfort with technical performance for warm weather fishing. Two vertical-zip chest pockets hold anything you need to access quickly and feature mesh backing for improved ventilation and drainage; the zippers are durable plastic to prevent corrosion in salt water.
Patagonia Men’s Sunshade Crew
A fast-wicking, quick-drying crew that feels as good as it looks!
Made from an airy, 100% polyester double-knit fabric with 50+ UPF sun protection, the ultralight Sunshade Crew works to keep you cool and comfortable when you’re fishing in the high temperatures of the lower latitudes. Its technical features include thumb holes that pull the sleeves down to cover the backs of the hands, and a vertical-zip pocket on the front-left chest that keeps small valuables secure; the zipper is durable plastic to prevent corrosion in marine environments.